Leaving on a flat-bed…..

The instrumented piles and caps were safely palleted and left OU on a TorcSill Foundations LLC flatbed this afternoon (Friday, January 29th, 2016). The piles are headed to Weatherford, OK to share the flat bed with some more equipment and then on to San Diego. I fly to San Diego on Sunday the 31st!  We […]

We have a *new* tentative start date!

The featured picture is one of our seismic skids donated by Magnum piering!  Thanks so much!  They are enroute to UCSD as I write. We are slightly delayed, but I do have a signed and executed contract with the sand compactor, and he has agreed to be on the site on Tuesday, February 2nd to […]

How well do Helical Piles shake? Let’s find out!

We are gearing up for the large-scale shake test at the University of California San-Diego Shake Table site with a tentative start date of February 1st, 2016.  Please check back here often to find updates on schedule and a daily log of activities.  You can also watch the live video feed at http://nees.ucsd.edu/video/.  If you’d like […]